Logistics Manager


Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

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Salary Range

USD80000.00-95000 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Minnesota Engineering - (USA) 3600 Minnesota Drive Suite 850 MN Edina , MN 55435 Phone : 612-630-1200



Job Description

Our Shakopee, MN client has an immediate need for a Logistics Manager.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Strategically plan and manage logistics, warehouse, transportation, and customer services

* Direct, optimize and coordinate full order cycle

* Liaise and negotiate with suppliers, manufacturers, and customers

* Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency

* Arrange warehouse, catalog goods, plan routes and process shipments

* Supervise, coach, train, and delegate warehouse workforce

* Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets

* Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements

* Coordinate and manage day to day activities of material handling department employees

* Recognize, diagnose, and solve problems

* Oversee incoming and outgoing shipping activities to ensure accuracy, completeness, and condition of shipments

* Maintain various files and records - both computerized and hard copy files

* Contribute to a positive atmosphere of cooperation, productivity, and loyalty to organization

* Responds proactively to performance concerns, discipline, and employee complaints

* Develops and maintains a clean and safe working environment for self and employees

* Consistently maintains acceptable level of productivity in department

* Delivers excellent customer service at all time with both external and internal customers

* Coordinate with other departments

* Follow safety rules and keep clean/orderly work area

* Comply with laws, regulations and ISO requirements

* Perform other duties as required or assigned


Reports directly to the VP of Operations


The requirements listed below are representative of the education, certifications, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.


* Record of successful distribution and logistics management

* Previous experience as a manager, supervisor, coordinator, or relevant position

* Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Supply Chain or equivalent

Licenses, Permits, and Certifications

* Forklift certification

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

* Knowledge of packing, shipping, and receiving methods

* Experience in industry procedures, costs, and terms

* Strong project management skills with the ability to supervise multiple projects

* Ability to count various items with a high degree of accuracy

* Ability to effectively use international shipping methods

* Schedule all production distribution

* Selection of carriers and third-party services

* Ability to negotiate third party contracts and rates

* Reviews and analyzes budgets, expenditures, and operations